March 2015

Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 31 2015

Driven by Patients: CHOP’s Cutting-Edge Fetal Surgery to be Featured on PBS

fetal surgeryThe work of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s N. Scott Adzick, MD, an internationally recognized fetal surgery pioneer, will be featured in the new documentary series Twice Born.

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Mar 30 2015

Watch CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

CANCERThe history of our understanding and approach to cancer are at the center of CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, a film directed by Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns.

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Mar 25 2015

Technology Helps Overcome Barriers to Vaccination

vaccinationAlexander Fiks, MD, MSCE, a faculty member at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, commented about a study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics that described an approach to using health information technology to increase vaccination coverage.

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Mar 20 2015

Researchers Honored for Using Video to Better Understand Alarm Fatigue

Christopher_Bonafide_0139ECRI Institute selected an innovative study conducted by patient safety researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who aimed to objectively measure alarm fatigue as a finalist for its 9th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award.

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Mar 17 2015

Researchers Look for Factors Underlying Disparities in Diabetes Care

diabetesA study published in Pediatrics and written by Steven Willi, MD, director of the Diabetes Center for Children at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, took a close look at health care practitioners’ prescribing practices for insulin pumps.

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